Breaking Away

1979 film by Peter Yates

Breaking Away is a 1979 American comedy drama movie. It was directed by Peter Yates. Actors include: Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley, Paul Dooley, and Barbara Barrie. It was distributed by 20th Century Fox.

The movie was nominated for 5 Oscars in 1980.[1] It won for Best Original Screenplay. An unsuccessful TV series was made in 1980.


  1. "52nd Academy Awards". Retrieved 31 March 2013.

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